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240 Friends of Lake Cumberland Clean Up

Volunteers at Conley Bottom Resort during the 2019 Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup (photo by Lea Hammond). The annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup was held Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. During the three-hour event, 240 volunteers removed 460 bags of trash and 39 old tires from the lake and shoreline near Waitsboro Recreation Area in […]

Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup Event Set for April 29

On April 29, volunteers are invited to pick up litter along lake roads during the seventh annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup. Hundreds of volunteers are expected, and they will receive a free lunch and entered into a drawing for door prizes. Free T-shirts will be given away, while supplies last. “‘A Generation of Change’ is […]

Highway 27 Spring Cleanup Event Set for April 27

On Thursday, April 27, volunteers are invited to pick up roadside litter during the ninth annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. Rain or shine, volunteers can pick up litter any time between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. At Noon, all volunteers are invited to The Center for Rural Development for a free cookout and […]

Cumberland Falls Spring Cleanup a big success; Nearly 500 volunteers participate

Warm weather and sunny skies brought out volunteers in droves for the annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. The event took place March 25 with 492 volunteers registering to help pick up trash along Highway 90 leading into Cumberland Falls as well as around the park. This event kicks off Spring […]

Pike County wins PRIDE volunteerism award

Photo by Jeanne Robinson. The Pike County PRIDE Clean Community Board accepted the county's trophy as Runner Up in recruiting volunteers during the 2015 PRIDE Spring Cleanup.

Pike County received a PRIDE trophy on Oct. 5, 2015, for outstanding volunteerism. Among 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky, Pike County was the Runner Up in recruiting volunteers during the 2015 PRIDE Spring Cleanup. Pike County recruited 846 Spring Cleanup volunteers. The county’s Spring Cleanup efforts netted 221 tons of trash, 5,323 bags […]

Johnson County wins PRIDE volunteerism award

Photo by Sarah Hill, The Paintsville Herald. Left to right: Lilian Wheeler (Johnson Co. PRIDE Coordinator), Cathy Lenox (PRIDE staff), Becky Calhoun (PRIDE staff), Judge/Executive R.T. "Tucker" Daniel (Johnson County).

Johnson County received a trophy on Oct. 5, 2015, for outstanding volunteerism. The county recruited more volunteers than any other community across 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky during the 2015 PRIDE Spring Cleanup. Johnson County recruited 1,960 Spring Cleanup volunteers. The county’s Spring Cleanup efforts netted 497 tons of trash and 165 tires. “On behalf […]

Goodbye winter … hello Spring Cleanup!

The McCreary County ATV Club won the award for the community group with the most volunteers during the 2013 PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls. The next cleanup will be Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park on Saturday, March 28. “After a long, hard winter, it will be fun to get outside together in such a beautiful setting,” said PRIDE’s Tammie Wilson. “Our theme for the 2015 Spring Cleanup is […]

Nearly 27,000 PRIDE volunteers cleaned the region

Ms. Robin Ingle’s kindergarten class, which is very active in caring for the school’s outdoor classroom, accepted Corbin Primary School's PRIDE Spring Cleanup trophy for recruiting more student volunteers than any other school in the region.

SCROLL DOWN FOR SPRING CLEANUP AWARD WINNERS 26,711 volunteers picked up litter during the 2012 PRIDE Spring Cleanup, which was held in April across 38 counties of Southern and Eastern Kentucky. The volunteers removed 50,042 bags of trash from the region’s ditches and shorelines. The region’s counties and […]

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